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June 2020
 
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Faithless Star

by Meg Smith

What core of night,
what scarlet —
falls from within?
What sun retreats,
what morning
of matter and
dark light?
This, I know,
and you know,
even while
looking up.
Hold out your hands.
Worlds scatter,
in a dust
of unquiet hearts.


2020 Meg Smith

Meg Smith is a poet, writer, journalist, dancer and events producer living in Lowell, Mass. Her poems have appeared in The Cafe Review, Pudding, Poetry Bay, The Horror Zine, Silver Blade, Raven Cage, The Blue Hour Anthology, and many more. Her most recent poetry books, This Scarlet Dancing and Dear Deepest Ghost, are available on Amazon. She welcomes visits to megsmithwriter.net.

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